1879 Troy Trojans season

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1879 Troy Trojans
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Manager(s) Horace Phillips, Bob Ferguson
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The 1879 season was the National League debut for the Troy Trojans. They finished the season 19–56, last in the league.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Providence Grays 59 25 0.702 34–8 25–17
Boston Red Caps 54 30 0.643 5 29–13 25–17
Buffalo Bisons 46 32 0.590 10 23–16 23–16
Chicago White Stockings 46 33 0.582 10½ 29–13 17–20
Cincinnati Reds 43 37 0.537 14 21–16 22–21
Cleveland Blues 27 55 0.329 31 15–27 12–28
Syracuse Stars 22 48 0.314 30 11–22 11–26
Troy Trojans 19 56 0.253 35½ 12–27 7–29


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1879 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI CIN CLE PRV SYR TRO
Boston 9–3 4–8 7–5 10–2 4–8 9–3 11–1
Buffalo 3–9 6–6–1 7–3 8–4 6–6 5–3 11–1
Chicago 8–4 6–6–1 3–8 8–4 5–7–1 8–1 8–3–2
Cincinnati 5–7 3–7 8–3 8–4 2–10 8–4–1 9–2
Cleveland 2–10 4–8 4–8 4–8 4–8 4–7 5–6
Providence 8–4 6–6 7–5–1 10–2 8–4 10–2 10–2
Syracuse 3–9 3–5 1–8 4–8–1 7–4 2–10 2–4
Troy 1–11 1–11 3–8–2 2–9 6–5 2–10 4–2


Roster[edit]

1879 Troy Trojans
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Charlie Reilley 62 236 54 .229 0 19
1B Dan Brouthers 39 168 46 .274 4 17
2B Thorny Hawkes 64 250 52 .208 0 20
3B Herm Doscher 47 191 42 .220 0 18
SS Ed Caskin 70 304 78 .257 0 21
OF Jake Evans 72 280 65 .232 0 17
OF Al Hall 67 306 79 .258 0 14
OF Tom Mansell 40 177 43 .243 0 11

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Aaron Clapp 36 146 39 .267 0 18
Bob Ferguson 30 123 31 .252 0 4
Candy Nelson 28 106 28 .264 0 10
Sandy Taylor 24 97 21 .216 0 8
John Shoupe 11 44 4 .091 0 1
John Cassidy 9 37 7 .189 0 1
Kick Kelly 6 22 5 .227 0 0
Bill Holbert 4 15 4 .267 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
George Bradley 54 487 13 40 2.85 133
Harry Salisbury 10 89 4 6 2.22 31
Fred Goldsmith 8 63 2 4 1.57 31
Pat McManus 2 21 0 2 3.00 6
Gid Gardner 2 14 0 2 5.79 3

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dan Brouthers 3 21 0 2 5.57 6

References[edit]